Tag Archives: Desert

The Desert’s Silent Song

a desert hymn a slide show  wonder . .  

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The Desert’s Amazing Life Forms – Part One

Back from a trip to New Mexico, part of it spent in silent retreat surrounded by infinite sky and a multitude of desert life forms. Recent rains generated abundant and diverse wildflowers and swelled the canyon creek to a river. … Continue reading

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Desert Hymn

Orange bold colors – whisper a soft refrain. Joined by chirps and whistles the melody swells Into a twilight hymn. . Warm air turns crisp. A quiet breeze brushes face and hands. Against the sky, cacti reveal their form.  . … Continue reading

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Lessons on Love from a Rat

     Walking back to my desert retreat I saw something unusual hanging down from a wire cage surrounding a young tree. It was dangling in free-fall, its hind-quarters pinned inside the wire cage. Eyes closed, pink ear lobes quivering, … Continue reading

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Desert Friends, Sparkling Presence

The desert in southern New Mexico –  arid, wild winds – sand paper skin, cracked heels, vast views, blazing night skies. Rabbits, squirrels, mice, rats, deer, coyote, lizards, birds, cholla, yucca, pear cactus, piñon, juniper….and silence. Staying in the desert … Continue reading

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